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COVID-19: Buhari’s daughter completes isolation, reunites with family

One of the daughters of President Muhammadu Buhari who went into self-isolation after returning from the United Kingdom has reunited with her family.

The First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, had, on March 19, said her daughter was in self-isolation following her return to the country from the UK, a country exposed to the virus.

Nigeria recorded its first case of coronavirus on February 17.

A statement by Mrs. Buhari’s Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Aliyu Abdullahi, said on Thursday the president’s daughter had rejoined her family in good health.

The statement read:

“I’m happy to inform you that the young lady in question, Mr. President’s daughter, has successfully completed her isolation period of 14 days and she’s normal, very healthy and well.

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“She had since this afternoon rejoined her family; the mother, her Excellency First Lady, Dr. Aisha Buhari, personally received her.

“The lesson here for Nigerians and other parents to learn is that this is a child with all the privileges one can ever think of having in the country but the parents and the daughter insisted on following the NCDC protocol.”

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